short for Afghan (def. 3)
the Ghan the train connecting Adelaide and Alice Springs
Word Origin for Ghan
from the number of Afghan camelmen at the Oodnadatta railhead
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Examples from the Web for ghan
Historical Examples of ghan
Bergman extended its use, and after him Ghan and the venerable Berzelius .
The blowpipe here represented is the one used by Ghan, and approved by Berzelius.